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Barb Taub used to write a column over here in the United States.

Now she lives on the other side of the big pond, where she’s a novelist, and a blogger on WordPress.

Her words are eye-catching to me. On Dec. 4, she wrote a piece titled “Tap-Dancing on a Wire,” with the sub-head “If I Blog It, the Readers Will Come?” Well, I didn’t picture that she had any trouble attracting viewer clicks. But alas, she, too, wonders who and where from and why and what for and how many. She asked for opinions.

So I responded, as is my wont:

I read your blog because you write about interesting things, Barb. Your old newspaper columns are grabbers because I’m an old former newspaper writer. Your stories about your trips back to the States I always find precious and entertaining.

I write and place my own pictures…

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